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PARKS STILL TARGETED DESPITE WARNINGS TO KEEP PARKS OPEN

ALBANY – Despite stern warnings by federal officials to keep state parks open or face losing significant federal funding for park projects, Governor Paterson is moving ahead with his plan to close and cut programming and services at state parks, including Allegany State Pa

April 8, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR YOUNG REGARDING LATE BUDGET


“It is unconscionable that the New York City-controlled legislators who currently are in the majority of both Houses left Albany without even trying to get the state budget passed by the April 1 deadline.

March 29, 2010
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Fishing Poles in the Library

Senator Cathy Young and Dansville Library Director Teresa Dearing (left) show some of the new fishing gear available at the Dansville Library to Richie Aprile and Ben Carey.

March 23, 2010
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Long Point Rally

I had the privilege of speaking at a rally supporting Long Point State Park on this past Saturday, March 6. I will be hosting a Rally this coming Saturday March 13 from 12-3 at the Quaker Beach Area in Allegany State Park. Please come out, show your support and let the Governor know that we need to keep our parks open. Also please take a minute and sign my petition to save the parks.

 

March 9, 2010
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Long Point Rally

 

I had the privilege of speaking at a rally supporting Long Point State Park on this past Saturday, March 6. I will be hosting a Rally this coming Saturday March 13 from 12-3 at the Quaker Beach Area in Allegany State Park. Please come out, show your support and let the Governor know that we need to keep our parks open. Also please take a minute and sign my petition to save the parks.

March 9, 2010
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SENATOR YOUNG PUSHING GOVERNOR TO RELEASE TAX REFUND CHECKS ON TIME

ALBANY – Saying the state has no right to hold onto personal income tax refunds, Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean) is sponsoring legislation to require the checks

February 24, 2010
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SENATOR YOUNG DECRIES GOVERNOR’S PROPOSAL TO WITHHOLD TAX REFUND CHECKS

ALBANY - Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I – Olean) today called on Governor Paterson to release hundreds and millions of dollars in tax refunds to New York State taxpayer

February 19, 2010
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SENATOR YOUNG RECEIVES COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

           ALBANY- Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) has been awarded the “Outstanding Community Service Award” from the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club in recognition of more than a decade of dedicated and responsive public service.

February 18, 2010
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Sen. Young receives Outstanding Community Service Award

Senator Catharine Young receives the Dunkirk-Fredonia Lions Club’s Outstanding Community Service Award in recognition of more than a decade of dedicated and responsive public service from club President Philip Kumler, Monday February 15, 2010.

February 16, 2010
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SEN. YOUNG DECRIES GOV’S “RAID” OF SNOWMOBILE FUND

 

            ALBANY – Senator Catharine Young (R,I,C – Olean) today called on Gov. David Paterson to stop a raid into the state’s dedicated snowmobile fund.

February 12, 2010
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SENATOR YOUNG VOWS TO STOP FARM LABOR BILL IN ITS TRACKS

ALBANY - Senator Cathy Young (R,I,C) has vowed to fight the farm labor bill that advanced through the Senate Labor Committee yesterday because "it would destroy our farms and kill Upstate's economy," she said.

January 21, 2010
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Statement from Senator Catharine Young regarding State of the State

 “It is heartening that Governor Paterson focused on ethics, fiscal responsibility and jobs.

 I was pleased to hear the Governor speak of a spending cap to get out-of-control spending in line.  Albany has to rein in irresponsible behavior, and a spending cap is a good first step.  My conference passed a spending cap before New York City took control of the Senate last year, and currently, I have a petition drive to contain reckless spending.  We need to push the Assembly to pass it too, to finally help our hardworking, overburdened taxpayers.

January 6, 2010
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SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM SEN. CATHY YOUNG

           “Recently, I had the opportunity to ring the bell for the Salvation Army.  As passersby dropped money in the kettle, it was a great time to reflect about the wonderful district that I am so fortunate to represent.  I passionately believe that our area is the best part of New York State -- we have neighbors who r

December 23, 2009
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SKF Staying Put

 

Company Will Build New Plant In Falconer To Keep 687 Jobs LocalBy Robert Rizzuto, rrizzuto@post-journal.com

December 15, 2009
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Senator Young visits with Army Specialist Brandon Rethmel and his family in Olean.

Senator Young visits with Brandon Rethmel and his family in Olean in November.  In September, Sen.

December 8, 2009
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Senator Young pauses to reflect with Commander Dave Bower prior to ceremonies at Ripley’s Veterans’ Roll of Honor.

Senator Young pauses to reflect with Commander Dave Bower prior to ceremonies at Ripley’s Veterans’ Roll of Honor.

December 8, 2009
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Ripley holds Veterans Monument rededication

By ROBYN NEAR Special to the OBSERVER

RIPLEY — On the first anniversary of the dedication of the Ripley Veterans’ Roll of Honor Monument, Nov. 11, more than 70 new veterans’ names were added to the Roll. The ceremony drew approximately 200 spectators, including New York State Senator Catharine Young. 

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December 6, 2009
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STATEMENT FROM SEN. YOUNG ON DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

           “I entirely agreed with the Governor that tough decisions had to be made.  We had to take action to address the budget crisis before the state runs out of money, but in many ways, I was disappointed by the bill that was put on the floor.  

December 3, 2009
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